Tag: In English

10 Musical Movies to Sing Along to en français !

When watching films (in English or in French!), the musical score is a huge part of what makes a movie a favorite of mine. I…

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French Film Stars to watch on Hoopla

Whenever I’m home for extended periods, every night becomes movie night! Whether you’re a fan of romance or suspense with your popcorn, there are plenty…

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Monuments Historiques #4: La Tour Eiffel

Then Paris began the construction of the Eiffel Tower in January 1887, and finished it March 31st, 1889.  The purpose of this tower was to…

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Saturday Morning Nostalgia: 5 French-Dubbed Kids' TV Shows

Do Saturday mornings remind you of settling down in front of the television with a bowl of sugary cereal, pajamas still on, rushing to get…

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Staff Spotlight

You might be familiar with our Member Spotlight highlights on our blog where we get to know our members of the Center better. Today we invite you to get to know a few of our staff members at the FCC!

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Monuments Historiques #2: Notre Dame de Paris

The History of Notre Dame Rumor has it that the land Notre Dame stands on was once a temple dedicated to Jupiter.  In an effort…

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Monuments Historiques #1: L'Opéra Garnier

We all know that the Parisian cityscape is filled with beautiful architecture and landmarks.  Think the Eiffel Tower, think Arc de Triomphe, think Les Invalides.…

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Struggling to Translate Some English Words into French? Here's Why

Have you noticed that when you try to translate some of your English words there just doesn’t seem to be the "mot juste." Here is a list of words in English that don’t seem to have an exact French equivalent.

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Recipe Round-up: Recipes from the Francophone World

Welcome to March, the mois de la francophonie, a global celebration of the diversity of those who speak French! While there are lots of events…

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Business French, Part 1- Salutations and Closings

In part 1 of our Business French series, we are providing you with several salutations and closings the French use when writing more formal letters and emails. Whether it’s a letter to a potential employer or an email cementing a partnership, these words and phrases will come in handy again and again!

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